Your child’s strengths and challenges are unique, so it only makes sense that learning should never be one-size-fits-all. The knowledgeable tutors at Sylvan Learning in Rapid City can give your child the personalized learning experience he or she needs to achieve success in the classroom and beyond.


You may think of Sylvan for tutoring, but our proven tutoring programs are just the beginning. From cutting-edge courses in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) to math skill practice and college and career prep, we motivate students to accomplish their goals — all while having plenty of fun in the process! With great results to show for it, Sylvan knows just what it takes to improve scores and boost confidence.

Our Rapid City programs include:

Personal Tutoring

At Sylvan, we know how to get results — and it shows. Compared to non-Sylvan students, our students typically see up to two to three times greater results in their reading and math scores. How do we get there? We bring teaching and technology together to develop an engaging, personalized learning experience that’s big on fun.

Our teachers will work with your son or daughter to make sure learning is happening in the way that works best for him or her — at the right pace, in the right style, with the right skills. We want to make certain your child feels engaged and motivated at every stage of the learning process.

Math, Algebra and Beyond

From fractions and decimals to algebra and trigonometry, our comprehensive range of math programs means we have something for every family’s needs and budget. We use engaging technology, interactive exercises and brain-boosting activities to make learning math fun and challenging, but never frustrating.

Our teachers are skilled in the new ways that math is taught in schools these days. (Bravo!) That’s how you can be sure what we teach at Sylvan is going to make a big impact in the classroom and beyond.

STEM Programs

Sylvan is pleased to be the largest provider of STEM classes across North America. Our classes emphasize creativity, imagination and fun!

Sylvan EDGE programs provide an excellent introduction to important 21st-century STEM skills that can help set your child on the path to success in school and even in a future career. Our programs are big on fun and innovation and include robotics, coding, engineering, science and math.

Your child will have an amazing time tinkering with our kid-friendly technology, collaborating with a partner and getting hands-on with projects!

College Prep

Does thinking about the college admissions process give your teen sweaty palms? Say goodbye to jitters and get ready to bring on college with confidence with Sylvan’s ACT® and SAT® test prep programs and college prep courses.

From learning how to tackle advanced research assignments to drafting an impressive application essay, Sylvan is here to help your teen get ready for college and beyond. The path to a successful future starts here!

Real Success Begins with Sylvan

If you’re thinking of hiring a tutor for your son or daughter, you want to be sure that what your child learns will make an impact in school. That’s what makes Sylvan a great choice when it comes to personal tutoring in Rapid City, because our expert team of tutors has a proven track record of achieving great results.

In fact, our students see up to two to three times more growth in their reading and math scores than their peers. With our talented tutors, custom learning plans and nearly 40 years of experience, we know just what it takes to help kids soar.

Get Started with Our Limited-Time Offer!

Get started today and save with our limited-time $95 offer. It's a great way to emphasize your child's strengths and identify any skill gaps that need some extra focus. Just give us a call or complete our online form to learn more. Find out how Sylvan can help your child's scores and confidence soar!